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Group Works To Protect Gay-Marriage Supporting Lawmakers

A Minnesota group that formed to defeat a gay marriage ban, and successfully lobby for legalizing same-sex marriage, is taking another political step today: Defending lawmakers who voted yes on gay marriage.

06/13/2013

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Secretary Of State Ritchie Not Seeking Re-Election

Mark Ritchie, the Minnesota secretary of state and elections chief who steered the state through contentious back-to-back recounts including U.S. Sen. Al Franken’s slim victory over Republican Norm Coleman, said Tuesday that he will not run for a third term next year.

06/04/2013

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Rep. Bachmann Says She Won’t Run For Re-Election

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann, a tea party favorite, said Wednesday she will not run for another term in the U.S. House and said her decision had nothing to do with ongoing investigations over finances related to her unsuccessful run for the Republican presidential nomination.

05/29/2013

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A Sampling Of Provocative Rep. Bachmann Statements

Here is a sampling of memorable statements made by U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann, who announced Wednesday she wouldn’t seek a fifth term in Congress.

05/29/2013

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Michele Bachmann’s Message Not to Run for Re-election

Michele Bachmann addresses a You Tube audience with her reasons why she will not be running for re-election.

05/29/2013

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Dayton Announces Re-Election Bid, Strikes Back At Attack Ads

Governor Dayton’s call to arms comes after a business group started running television ads that his claims contains “smears” and “lies.”

04/12/2013

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Coleman Wants 3rd Term As St. Paul Mayor

St. Paul’s mayor is going after a third term. Democrat Chris Coleman announced Wednesday that he will ask voters this November to give him four more years to lead the capital city.

04/03/2013

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GOP Rep. Paul Ryan Re-Elected In Southeast Wis.

Republican Rep. Paul Ryan has won re-election in Wisconsin, meaning he’ll have a job to fall back on if he and presidential candidate Mitt Romney don’t win the White House.

11/06/2012

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Bachmann Faces Re-election Challenges

Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s tendency to cause a ruckus on Capitol Hill made her a tea party sensation. Her bulging campaign treasury and conservative district make her a clear favorite to win a fourth House term on Election Day, despite her Democratic rival’s attempts to turn her won’t-budge philosophy into a liability.

10/18/2012

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Talking Points: Sen. Klobuchar’s ‘Auto-Pilot’ Re-Election

As we head into the November elections, a race for U.S. Senate is often the most anticipated in any state.

06/10/2012

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Rep. Kriesel Says He Won’t Seek Re-Election

Freshman Minnesota Rep. John Kriesel announced Thursday morning he does not plan to seek re-election. Kriesel made the announcement on KFAN Radio.

03/15/2012

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Bachmann Chooses Kroll To Run Campaign

Rep. Michele Bachmann has named Chase Kroll to run her campaign for a fourth term in the U.S. House.

02/06/2012

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Talking Points: Bachmann’s Focus Back On Minn.

Former presidential candidate Michele Bachmann is running for re-election in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District. But it’s a race that experts say will be a tough one for her.

02/05/2012

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Bachmann Won’t Endorse Before Minn. Caucus

Not only is this a presidential election year but a year in which many members of congress will seek re-election. That includes the woman who has represented Minnesota’s 6th District since 2006.

02/05/2012

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Talking Points: Bachmann, Not A Shoe-In For 6th District

Earlier this week Michele Bachmann announced she will run for re-election in Minnesota’s Sixth Congressional District. And while she has become a national figure, her re-election bid faces a difficult hurdle.

01/29/2012

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